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John Francis STEPHENS

Regimental number4628
Place of birthGlenore Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
Address18 Patterson Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr T Stephens, Deloraine, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Brigade Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of burialCaestre Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5774 Pte Roy STEPHENS, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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